glee

If you learned that you'd won a trip for four to Disney World, it would be hard to hide your glee. Glee means extreme happiness or delight.

Anything that makes you full of joy, so happy you could laugh out loud, fills you with glee. If your favorite football team wins the Super Bowl, your glee will make you cheer, and a kid let loose with a ten dollar bill in a candy shop might dance around with glee. In the 1700s and 1800s, a glee was a song written for men's a cappella singing groups, which were sometimes called glee clubs.

Definitions of glee
  1. noun
    great merriment
    synonyms: gleefulness, hilarity, mirth, mirthfulness
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    type of:
    gaiety, merriment
    a gay feeling
  2. noun
    malicious satisfaction
    synonyms: gloat, gloating
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    type of:
    satisfaction
    the contentment one feels when one has fulfilled a desire, need, or expectation
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